Who Should I Draft (PPR)?

C.J. Spiller or Maurice Jones-Drew (2014)

Expert Pick %
94%
6%
ECR
# 19
# 32
Best
# 11
# 18
Worst
# 35
# 49
Ave Projection (?)
13.6
11.5
Best
18.3
16.5
Worst
10.6
9.2
Expert Pick %
94%
6%
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ECR
# 19
# 32
Best
# 11
# 18
Worst
# 35
# 49
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
11
42
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
11
38
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
11
19
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
11
48
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
11
32
Scott Cullen
TSN
11
29
Bill Enright
FFChamps
12
32
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
12
30
Huseyin Aksu
Fantasy Couch
12
49
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
12
32
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
13
32
John Halpin
Fox Sports
13
33
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
17
33
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
15
37
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
15
25
Tom Schriner
FFLockerRoom
15
27
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
16
32
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
16
35
David Dodds
FootballGuys
16
30
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
16
35
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
16
29
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
16
36
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
16
33
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
16
36
Cory Bonini
USA Today
16
20
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
17
31
Bob Henry
FootballGuys
17
26
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
17
33
Matt De Lima
FFToolbox
17
35
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
17
34
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
17
28
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
17
35
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
17
33
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
17
29
Sean Koerner
STATS
17
32
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
18
36
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
18
28
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
18
29
Jeff Haseley
FootballGuys
18
37
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
18
37
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
18
28
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
18
30
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
18
37
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Knuckleheads
18
36
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
18
43
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
18
37
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
18
35
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
18
28
Steve Olson
StatSims
18
31
Jeff Paur
RTSports
18
37
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
18
27
Smitty
Fantasy Football Starters
18
42
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
18
24
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
18
21
Adam Rank
NFL.com
19
32
Staff Composite
NFL.com
19
31
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
19
25
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
19
26
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
19
31
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
19
28
Staff Rankings
ESPN
19
35
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
19
27
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
19
33
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
19
30
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
19
30
Joshua Kay
The Fantasy Fix
19
35
Paul Greco
Paul Greco Sports
19
38
Seth Klein
Razzball
19
31
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
19
33
Russ Bliss
Fantasy Football Starters
19
34
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
19
30
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
20
32
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
20
26
Bryan Fontaine
RotoGrinders
20
27
Sablich Brothers
The NY Times
20
28
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
20
46
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
20
35
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
20
36
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
20
40
Jim McCormick
ESPN
20
31
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
20
29
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
20
39
Gene Wang
The Washington Post
20
34
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
21
33
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
21
35
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
21
23
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
21
29
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
21
33
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
21
32
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
22
42
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
22
34
Micah James
FFMagicMan
22
27
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
22
31
Ryan Boser
LeagueSafePost
22
28
Antonio DArcangelis
FFToday
22
32
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
22
31
Matt Waldman
FootballGuys
23
18
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
23
37
Matt Smith
NFL.com
24
33
Jason Smith
NFL.com
24
32
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
24
33
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
24
29
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
24
22
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
24
40
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
24
30
Doug Orth
FFToday
24
31
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
25
29
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
25
38
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
25
30
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
26
34
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
27
33
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
27
34
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
28
32
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
28
45
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
29
24
Justin Boone
The Score
30
34
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
32
27
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
33
22
Raju Byfield
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33
38
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
34
21
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
34
32
Dave Major
XN Sports
35
47
Ave Projection (?)
13.6
11.5
Best
18.3
16.5
Worst
10.6
9.2
Rush Yards
69.5
48.1
Rush TDs
0.4
0.4
Receptions
2.3
2.5
Rec Yards
18.9
18.5
Rec TDs
0.0
0.0
Ave Targets / Game
2.7
3.9
Total Targets
40.0
59.0
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Spiller is a freak but due to health issues his role will have to change. That doesn't mean he's suddenly a scrub, though.
There's some value here if he's the starter but he's absolutely regressing. His upside is capped, either way.
  
Tom Schriner
FFLockerRoom
I'm still a huge believer in C.J. and hopefully this is the year he pays off for his owners. But Fred Jackson is lurking and still proved to be a valuable player on the field.
I'm starting to come around on MJD as a Raider. Maybe it's my man-love for Maurice that is giving me fantasy goggles but I can't help but always root for the guy.
  
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
Buffalo has flirted with a few backs this season, but I view that as more an intention to replace Fred Jackson (long term) than I do to take opportunities from Spiller.
 
  
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
He didn't find the end-zone enough last year and has been battling with injuries. He has incredible upside if you are willing to gamble but make sure you have some back-up options.
Jury is still out on MJD and he is splitting time with McFadden.
  
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
A high-risk, high-reward pick. I'm willing to make a substantial bet on his talent.
Someone in every league will draft him too high. I think he's nearly done.
  
Smitty
Fantasy Football Starters
Huge injury concerns, lots of upside outside of the top 30 overall. Is the risk built into the investment? Probably.
 
  
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
Spiller is too good to let slip far on draft day, but he doesn't come without plenty of risk. The offense is a run first offense and Spiller is the lead back. He has the ability to take over a game and put up huge numbers, but also has the ability to tweak something and play hurt for a few weeks.
 
  
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
Spiller admitted that thereís a big difference in the teams running game with a year of experience under their belt in the new offensive running scheme. With this being said, Bills coaches want Spiller to touch the ball 20 times this season. They said the same last year Ė they wanted him to run until he got sick. With a deep backfield, we donít see this being too realistic. There are two things that limited Spillerís production last season. The first, E.J. Manuel. Manuel struggled mightily last season in every aspect of being an NFL QB. This resulted in the Bills running the ball, a league high 546 times while defenses continued to pack it in. Secondly, Spiller was playing hurt a majority of the season while the Bills continued to throw him in between tackles. Thatís not Spillerís game. He succeeds off of screens, pitches, etc. The Bills need to establish the passing game for a now healthy Spiller to create space in order for him to be more effective.
Jones-Drew just turned 29 this year after partaking in a career worst 3.41 YPC in Jacksonville. The Raider backfield is more crowded than it is talented. With a decent Offensive Line weíre expecting more of a committee approach between the RBs. This Oakland backfield is comprised of: Maurice Jones-Drew, Darren McFadden, Canadian Football League addition Kory Sheets, Latavius Murray & Atkinson III! Keep an eye on Latavius Murray who we target as a dark horse back that could potentially take over this role for the Raiders.
  
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
Usage won't be as high as you want it to, and will likely lose out on a handful of touchdowns to Fred Jackson.
 
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
I am becoming less of a fan of the Buffalo coaching staff. They have one of the most explosive players in the NFL, but they refuse to give him the ball in space and they seem fascinated with Fred Jackson, Bryce Brown and Anthony Dixon. Spiller has the most talent of the running backs on this team, but he is misused on a weekly basis.
MJD landed a three-year contract with the Oakland Raiders, as he looks to improve on a season where he tallied only 803 yards rushing and five rushing touchdowns. He is old, has an injury history and plays on a bad football team; all factors that zap his fantasy upside.
  
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
CJ Spiller has ton of talent but does not seem capable of being a feature back and will compete for snaps with the ageless Fred Jackson and Bryce Brown who was brought in from Philly. Spiller has more value in PPR formats as the Bills will attempt to utilize Spiller is space to play to his strengths.
Maurice Jones-Drew is in line for a timeshare in Oakland with the talented Darren McFadden. McFadden is too injury prone for an every-down role so even if he bounces back to form this year MJD should still see enough weekly touches to be a flex option and may even find himself as the starter if/when D-Mac gets hurt.